Iconic Cars of the 20th and the Designers Behind Them

Designed by Ferdinand Porsche, arguably the most talented automotive engineer of the 20th century, the SSK, short for Super Sport Kurz, broke ground in a number of technical areas including horsepower, a cutting edge transmission and top speed (120 mph). The SSK was the last car that Herr Porsche designed for Mercedes Benz before moving on and starting the Porsche Company. The car is a testament to his engineering and design genius.